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Chipotle Says Sick Employee Responsible for Latest Outbreak

A sick Chipotle employee caused a norovirus outbreak at a Virginia restaurant earlier this month. The incident helped drag down the company's stock price.

Amazon Will Make Thousands of Job Offers Next Week

Amazon plans to make thousands of job offers next week. The company said it would hire for 50,000 open positions, including tens of thousands of full-time posts, at 10 of its fulfillment centers across the U.S. during an August 2 ...

Nike CEO Takes a Pay Cut After Rough Year

CEO Mark Parker is taking a 71% cut this year. He will make $13.9 million, mostly from stock and option awards, according to regulatory filings posted late Tuesday. Parker made $47.6 million in 2016 and was one of the best-paid ...

Black-Owned Media Company Returns With 2nd Installment of its Award-Winning Animated Series That is Changing the Self-Perception of African American Children

Baltimore-based company, EdAnime Productions, is back again with the second installment of its award winning animated series created for children. Meltrek: Exploring the Pre-Columbian Americas was released on May 6, 2017 and educates viewers about the aboriginal cultures and African ...

African-American Businesses Need to See Clearly

I was invited to do a presentation on marketing strategy to a group of African-American entrepreneurs last month. As customary, each person was asked to stand and introduce themselves and describe their business. As they did so, I was struck ...

Meet the Mother and Two Daughters Who Own 13 McDonald’s Franchises

Patricia Williams and her daughters, Nicole Enearu and Kerri Harper-Howie, have built an empire of McDonald’s franchises in the Los Angeles, California area. Combined, they employ more than 700 people in the community and generate annual revenues of almost $50 ...

Black Enterprise Lists Nation’s Largest Black Businesses to Offer Strategies to Grow Your Business

For 45 years, the BE 100s—the nation’s largest black businesses—have demonstrated enduring qualities of fortitude, dexterity, ingenuity, and, yes, swagger. Throughout it all, one word best describes their predisposition to forward momentum: Evolution.

“Go-To” Black Voice Expands Into Missouri City

The Greater Houston Black Chamber (GHBC) and Ft. Bend County Commissioner Grady Prestage will host the Kickoff Meeting of the Missouri City Branch of the GHBC and share results of the Texas Southern University commissioned “Missouri City Business Needs Assessment,” ...

Social Security Administration Warns About Scam Callers Trying to Steal Your Checks

The Social Security Administration is warning that schemers are impersonating government agents and stealing people’s benefits. The agency's Office of the Inspector General said people have been receiving calls from a number with a 323 area code.

Target CEO Warns That Hispanics May Be Shopping Less

Target Corp. Chief Executive Officer Brian Cornell is sounding alarm bells over the state of Hispanic shoppers in the U.S. -- a key growth demographic for many retailers and consumer brands.

Ebony’s Linda Johnson Rice Joins Board of Tesla

Elon Musk appears to be heeding the call of a group of disgruntled investors by bringing two new members onto Tesla’s board. One of them happens to be a black woman.

Brides Support Brides After Alfred Angelo Bridal Closes

Any bride will tell you that finding the perfect dress for their wedding day is a daunting task. Since it is not your ordinary dress it is held to a standard of sheer perfection.

Walmart is Sorry for Racial Slur Appearing On Website

Several people were offended after viewing a racial slur on Walmart’s website for a product sold by a third party vendor. The slur was used to describe the color of a Jagazi Natural full cap weaving net.

Uber Adjusts Employee Pay to Ensure Gender, Racial Equity

Uber says it is taking action to ensure its employees are fairly compensated. The company is bumping up salaries to ensure all employees -- regardless of gender or race -- are paid equally based on their location, job and tenure ...

Alexa, Can You Save Sears? Sears to Sell Kenmore Appliances on Amazon

Sears has been taking a beating from Amazon. Now, the iconic retailer has decided to partner with the online giant.

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